Investigations after Swindon waste fire continue

Public hearings are likely to be held in Jan 2015 looking into the Swindon waste plant fire and how future incidents can be prevented and handled better.

The fire began at Averies Recycling in Marshgate in July and burned for eight weeks

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Safety breaches at Swindon waste plant firm

The Health & Safety Executive has confirmed that there were 32 breaches of regulations at Averies Recycling in Swindon, prior to a fire that broke out on Monday 21 July.

Crews are still at the scene, three days on

Smoke is still issuing from the giant pile of waste at a Swindon recycling plant, three days after a fire Credit: ITV News/Robert Murphy

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